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Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Procedural Law [MPEiPro]

International Criminal Courts and Tribunals

Leila Nadya Sadat

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 26 October 2020

Subject(s):
Gravity of offences — Complementarity — Admissibility — International criminal courts and tribunals, procedure — Parties to the dispute (and jurisdiction) — Relevant date (and jurisdiction) — Subject matter of the dispute (and jurisdiction) — Jurisdiction of states, territoriality principle — Jurisdiction of states, universality principle

Published under the direction of Hélène Ruiz Fabri, with the support of the Department of International Law and Dispute Resolution, under the auspices of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law.

1 Following the establishment of the International Military Tribunals at Nuremberg and Tokyo following the Second World War, there was a period of nearly 50 years before new international tribunals were set up to respond to atrocities committed during different conflicts. These included the International Criminal Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda, the Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL), the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), the Special Panels with Exclusive Jurisdiction over Serious Criminal Offenses in East Timor (Special...
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